OBITUARY

Minnie Frances BLAKE

January 22, 1919August 31, 2020

Minnie Frances Owen Blake

Born Jan. 22nd 1919 in Bessemer, AL to Winnie Mae and Roy D. Owen. She grew up in Bessemer, then attended the Univ. Of Alabama, becoming a lifelong Crimson Tide fan. During WW2 she left school to work in New Orleans and New York City returning to Bessemer after the war where she met her husband Cecil R. Blake They were married in 1948 and moved to FL eventually settling in West Palm Beach. They raised two daughters in Lake Clarke Shores and Minnie was active in several bridge clubs and other community activities. They moved in 2006 to Waterman Village in Mount Dora to be close to their daughter Barbara Blake of Orlando. Cecil passed away in 2007. She is also survived by her daughter Martha ( Ginger) Blake-Paoli and son-in-law Dennis Paoli of New York City, her sister Martha Stewart of Ormond Beach and many nieces and nephews

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  • Graveside Service

    Monday, September 7, 2020

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